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Sep 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
carolina. >>> good evening, i'm doreen again thes letter. >> i'm jim vance here in charlotte, north carolina, where delegates and convention growers prepare for their big week. take a look at some of the headlines tonight. the delegates are still arriving here in charlotte, arising right now in a huge thunderstorm going on outside. first lady michelle obama, just about an hour ago, was on the podium behind me here practicing for her speech tomorrow. president obama and the vice president were out today campaigning on this labor day. meanwhile, the romney/ryan ticket is trying to stay in the spotlight as much as it can. in the meantime there's a new gallup poll out that does not hold good news for the romney/ryan camp in terms of things that usually happen after a convention. we are going to have much more on charlotte coming up in just a few minutes. tom sherwood is here with a report. doreen, right now, back to you and jim. >> thank you, vance. on to our weather now. we are keeping an eye on more storms moving our way. >> wet enough for you? >> enough already. >> storm team four me
Sep 6, 2012 6:00pm EDT
the community. jackie? >> reporter: it is, doreen, and this happened as homeless and hungry people were being fed in the church basement. >> that's pretty amoral. >> reporter: amoral is how the actions are described. this is a security camera image of the suspect who pursued a 27-year-old man into st. stephen's church saturday and robbed him at gunpoint. the victim told police the man in the striped shirt entered behind him around noon, running up the steps pointing a handgun. he says the man put the gun to the back of his asked ask you, do you have any money? as the suspect was taking his minger bag, i phone and wallet, a pastor heard the noise and walked in. the suspect turned the gun on her before fleeing. anchts it's just somebody who i guess doesn't have any option, even though it's not an excuse. this church does a lot for the commune. >> ellen baynard volunteers. >> i was sad to hear that someone came in here, one of the guards who do our patrol for security, i was very much surprised. >> reporter: the picture is grainy and a little blurry, but police say someone who knows t
Sep 20, 2012 6:00pm EDT
the nation. doreen? >> tom sherwood, thank you. >>> virginia is certainly playing a big role in the presidential race. but today both candidates campaigned in another battleground state. the president and mitt romney focused on florida and its large number of hispanic and senior voters. team coverage of decision 2012 continues now with steve handelsman on capitol hill. >> reporter: immigration is a huge issue down there. medicare is a big issue. social security is a big issue. a lot's on the line every time these two candidates go, and they go a lot to the sunshine state. florida is the biggest of the battleground states that will decide this election. with the highest percentage of hispanics, 21%, and the biggest segment on medicare, 18%. obama florida volunteers see sunshine in the latest polls. the president leads mitt romney by 2%, as he came to miami today. mr. obama admitted he failed to deliver immigration reform. >> i have never waivered in my support of comprehensive immigration reform. we did put forward a dream act and was blocked, and that stands in contrast with the oth
Sep 27, 2012 6:00pm EDT
football with some real referees. >>> good evening. i'm jim vance. >> i'm doreen gentzler. we're keeping an eye on severe storms moving through our region right now. chief meteorologist doug kammerer is tracking the radar. doug, what's going on? >> we're watching the severe storms just off to the west now, entering portions of fauquier county and close to loudoun county. one down to shenandoah county, frederick county, virginia, very close to the winchester area, and this storm coming through front royal right now, a lot of lightning, and one more storm up here just to the north. this storm we're going to watch very closely. northern fauquier county right now. it's about to enter loudoun county. i wouldn't be surprised if there's a severe thunderstorm warning put in with that county, too. it goes until 6:30 this evening. we continue to watch for these storms. more showers and a few thunderstorms up into portions of the panhandle of west virginia and also through frederick county, maryland. watch what happens when we widen out. this is part of a bigger storm system that is spinnin
Sep 7, 2012 6:00pm EDT
field in annapolis where tonight's -- >> jim and doreen, we brought you that information at 235k that those kids had been expelled, and also spoke to you about whether or not they'll be able to attend hool. the answer is, yes, they will be able to attend public school. a live look light now, dematha set to take on calvert has. but it was a phone call last saturday that set in motion the expulsion of those five kids. >> i support the school. i'm behind the coach and the coaches staff. i'm going to assume that the administrators did everything they could to make sure that things are going to go properly. >> the school community is saddened and hurt by the actions of these few who do not reflect the character of the community. >> the principal alleged accusations that five players called three prostitutes. the school says 65 players were on the trip, chaperoned by 18 results and that routine bed checks were done. mcmahon also added that the last hall check was at 4:30 a.m. >> the incident referred to in the newspaper occurred after 5:00 a.m. the school first learned of it on tuesday
Sep 5, 2012 6:00pm EDT
democratic convention. >> i'm doreen gentzler. the weather is once again causing big problems. president obama arrived in charlotte, but the threat of strong storms has forced organizers to move tomorrow's speech from the bank of america stadium to the much smaller time warner cable arena. >>> former president bill clinton speaking tonight hoping to convince voters president obama deserves a second term. >>> mick obama spoke directly to a very important group of voters, women. jim vance has more. >> reporter: many people are disappointed in the change in venue. not incidentally, many of them are women, and the women's vote is very important to the democrats this year. tom sherwood is here with more on that particular story. tom? >> this convention requires an equal balance of men and women as delegates. women here are a gig focus of this convention. whether it's 23irs lady michelle obama or women's fair pay national advocate lily ledbetter. >> women have faced discrimination, like i did, now can get their day in court. >> reporter: or thousands of female delegates. the democratic party i
Sep 25, 2012 6:00pm EDT
them to justice. >> good evening. >> i'm doreen gentzler. a mother, a father and their two children all found dead today in herndon. police made the discovery in the family's home just after noon today. they consider called after the parents failed to show up to work for several days. julie carey is live tonight with reaction from neighbors. julie? >> reporter: doreen, neighbors say this is the time of night the family who lives in that house would be out on the front porch waving hello as people came back from work. they found it odd that no one was outside yesterday as is customary now they know why. fairfax county police continue in their investigation to find out what happened. there were tears and embraces in the burnham woods subdivision as words spread that a well-known, well-liked family of four had been found dead in their homes. the victims a father, a mother and two teenaged sons. >> it's a total surprise. my wife called me about an hour ago, said something terrible was going on in the neighborhood. >> reporter: fairfax county police made the terrible discovery around noo
Sep 24, 2012 6:00pm EDT
kammerer has more on what we can expect. hey, doug. >> hi, doreen. this evening you'll probably need a jacket as you step out, over the next couple of days, it may be the umbrellas you could be needing. 68 degrees right now, with winds out of the west at about 3 miles per hour. 64 in gaithersburg. 64 in winchester. still 70 in culpepper, the warm spot. temperatures today about as cool as they've been since late april. how about that. some very cool air. no rain out there right now. but that's going to be changing over the next couple of days. we're going to have a frontal boundary drape right across our region wednesday, thursday into friday, and i think we have a good chance of seeing rain just about all of the end of the week. this evening, thinking about heading out and about, maybe toward damascus into portions of montgomery county, looking very good for you folks. 63 degrees. sun going down just before 7:00. waking up to a very cool 42. get the jackets out and be ready. >>> coming up, a high school health scare. something a teacher brought to school may have sent kids to the hos
Sep 1, 2012 5:30am EDT
children with the condition. they're finding it in teens and children as young as 10-years-old. doreen gentzler has more in this alarming trend. >>> it's not something you can think that you're going to get told that your 11-year-old has beginning stage medical in a moment a. >> reporter: for melissa -- melanoma. >> reporter: for melissa cummins, the news that her son had skin cancer was a shock. >> i was sick. i actually dropped down and couldn't talk on the phone. >> reporter: while the centreville family often spent times outdoors hunting, fishing, and on the boat, she said she was vigilant about skin protection. >> they were not outside without hat, bonnets. as babies, sunscreen always gets put on. like to the point that my boys fussed at me. >> reporter: doctors agree that skin cancer at such a young age is uncommon, but the rates are increasing at a surprising rate. dr. bernard cohen is the director of pediatric dermtelling at the johns hopkins -- dermatology at the johns hopkins center in baltimore. ten years ago he never saw skin cancer in a child. now he sees a few cases a yea
Sep 24, 2012 11:00pm EDT
parking garages but interrupted operations at the terminal, as well. >> reporter: jim and doreen, right now, nothing has been found out of the ordinary here at dulles airport. as you mentioned, police seem to be focusing on those two daily parking garages, which remain closed at this hour. and this security scare also affected passengers inside the terminal and some on flights at the time. the daily parking garages, which we are told, remain closed. daily parking garage 2 will reopen shortly. number 1 will remain closed for a while earlier. they, too, were delayed, even told to get off their plane after boarding in the case of one flight bound for chicago. police could be seen in the terminal and in those garages with bomb-sniffing dogs inside the garage. this is in the daily garages as the officers and the canine units did their jobs. some of the activity inside the terminal, including those dogs seen there, as well. the airport authority says no flights were actually evacuated. that's not what one passenger visiting d.c. heading home to chicago described to us as he spoke to us from i
Sep 16, 2012 5:30am EDT
at starbucks. doreen gentzler explains how it works. >> reporter: every coffee shop has its regulars. but 66-year-old christine hall calls this alexandria starbucks her second home. >> my favorite is this one. >> reporter: that would be because hall eats all of her meals here. all of them. and she says it's helped her to lose nearly 85 pounds in two years. >> losing weight's hard. but i realized i could do it. i had found a system that worked. report hall said she lost all that weight by counting calories and starbucks puts nutrition information on the labels of their packaged foods. that made it easy for her to keep track of exactly how much she was eating. >> a lot of people look at the top shelf and think, it's muffins and fattening things. but look down on the second shelf, there are really healthy choices. >> reporter: she starts her day with oatmeal and black coffee. lunch and dinner, a panini or by stro box, anywhere from 220 to 460 calories per meal. >> to get the protein, i get a ham and cheese panini, that's 340. if i go for a bike ride i can come back and have a brownie. >
Sep 4, 2012 6:00pm EDT
the democratic national convention. good evening, everyone. i'm doreen gentzler. >> i'm gym rosenfield. >> here in charlotte, north carolina, they gaveled this convention into session about an hour ago. there's a full slate of videos and speakers in the house tonight. this crowd is really pumped up and really loud. a number of local politicians also will take the podium tonight. maryland's governor martin o'malley, they're showing him some love. he's in prime time at about 10:00. former virginia governor and apparent senate candidate tim kaine also has a place and a role tonight. a rising star in th democratic party, san antonio's mayor julian castro will deliver the keynote address tonight. the star of the show is expected to be first lady michelle obama. president obama was out campaigning today. he was in norfolk, virginia, and he said he's going to go home tonight and he's going to watch michelle obama's speech with his daughters. he said he might tear up a little bit because that's what he always does when he sees her speak. earlier today tim kaine was out and about doi
Sep 21, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. or doreen. >> definitely not me. it runs through november 3rd one block from the white flint metro. my idea of the haunted house is i stick my hand in the bowl of spaghetti. that's as scare as i want to get. >> it's supposed to be brains, right? >>> doug, what you up to? >> doreen, my mom did that for me as a kid, too. >> that is scary enough for me. >> that was the best stuff. yeah, for sure. if that didn't get your appetite going, how about this. a great event coming up tomorrow. the fall bazaar down at the st. peters and paul at the potomac. the weather looking pretty good for that. great early, but afternoon storms from 11:00 to 9:00. it's also there today and sunday. tomorrow the only chance for storms, tonight's great, sunday, great, tomorrow, high around 85 degrees. saints peter and paul on the river road. this is what they brought us. so, you know, if just in case, you know, you're hungry, i just got some stuff here for you. spinach pie, and falafel. you want to get out tomorrow. this is what you'll see early tomorrow when you see jim out hosting the event. 79 degrees the c
Sep 25, 2012 3:00pm PDT
tourism bureau, they are not resting and you have doreen woo ho at the part and america's cup and the whole staff working because waterfront, that is where it's happening. and so they are not resting. let me tell you the results of not resting for a year. san francisco businesses have created 22,500 jobs in last year. including 13 new jobs in the technology sector alone. unemployment during the last two years when i first began as your interim mayor went from 9.6 to 7.6, two full digit points during that time. to translate that means 25,000 san franciscans are back to work this last year. and according to the recent department of labor report, san francisco, the metropolitan area had the strongest job growth in the last 12 months ending in july of 2012, and let me repeat, the strongest job growth in the country. no. 1 in the nation. [ applause ] thanks to all of you. and i also want to just share with you something that supervisors and i have been discussing intently. because i know joan was going through a lot of the projects and so was mary and when we're investing in the brook and
Sep 28, 2012 5:00am EDT
their self-esteem. >> reporter: doreen diaz, the mother who inspired the movie says she tried for three years to work within the system to turn her daughter's school around but she was stonewalled. >> the superintendent at the time, i had gone to him with the issues and talked to him and his solution to me was only ever if you don't like the school or you don't like the teachers, you can change schools. >> reporter: she rallied other parents to enact a little known california law called the parent trigger law. if at least 50% of parents at a failing school sign a petition, they can take control and either bring in new staff, modify teacher contracts, convert the school into a charter school or shut down the school entirely. to successfully pull the trigger, doreen reached out to ben austin, founder of the education advocacy group parent revolution. >> it's not about these false choices that have gotten us into this mess in the first place. are you for charter schools or district schools? are you for teacher's unions. it's about giving parents some power fundamentally. >> reporter:
Sep 12, 2012 6:00pm EDT
warning our white house officials not to jump to the conclusion -- remember, doreen, there were two attacks that happened in the course of 12 hours. first was cairo, where protesters actually breached the embassy compound, raised a flag on the grounds, a great deal of danger there. that's where a lot of the mitt romney criticism comes from. u.s. embassy personnel on the ground there started making statements on the internet sending out tweets, not sympathizing as mitt romney would have it, depending on how you read it. but saying this video, this amateurish video as steve handelsman described it was a provocation and that was needless, and they sort of condemned the whole idea. and expressed not sympathy, but an understanding of where the muslim community in cairo was coming from. then there was the second attack some hours later that ultimately ended up in the death of ambassador stevens, his communications director there at the consulate in benghazi, as well as two other americans. now officials are saying that was a complex attack. they were investigating whether or not there wer
Sep 4, 2012 5:00pm EDT
hormones and fertility drugs that can lead to serious side effects. doreen gentzler joins us with the news. >> it's not a new treatment. in fact, it's the way doctors first performed ivf in the 1980s. it's also the only method used by most other countries around the globe. so you may wonder why is natural ivf just starting to gain popularity here in the u.s.? >> just you feel so bloated and you're just so uncomfortable. it just doesn't feel natural at all. >> christy layman couldn't get pregnant. so she underwent invee troe fertilization. that meant she had to take drugs to make her ovaries stop working, followed by daily injections of hormones to help her produce lots of eggs. >> for me, it didn't feel normal. >> reporter: that's because stimulated ivf can lead to side effects and complications. for layman it was headaches, bloating and fatigue. for up to 5% of patients, it can cause the more serious ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome. that's a condition where the ovaries produce way too many eggs and that can cause blood clots, even death. >> if you think that in stimulated ivf we're
Sep 11, 2012 6:00pm EDT
where the police investigation stands at this point. darcy? >> reporter: doreen, it certainly is a lot of money. i had to ask the council member how could someone allegedly steal more than $100,000 from his campaign, a campaign worker, and not know about it? he said he was looking at campaign reports but not the bank statements. when he did, he realized something was wrong. he called it a violation of his trust and said it points to the need for more controls. d.c. councilman brye michael brn for the first time revealed that more than $113,000 was stolen from his campaign fund. when he diovered the missing money in june, he said he fired his campaign treasurer and reported the theft to police. the former treasurer has not been charged with a crime. >> the person who embezzled from the campaign was someone who had been working with me for more than half a decade. it's someone that i had extreme confidence in as well as many members of elected officials not just here in the district of columbia but in this region who this person had worked for. clearly i was wrong to have trusted tha
Sep 14, 2012 6:00pm EDT
the early part of next week. doreen? >> thanks, veronica. >>> coming up more, team coverage of the protests spreading around the world. >>> new abortion clinic rules in virginia are stricter than ever. some say it's meant to put those clinics out of business. >>> the crooks involved in a smash-and-grab robbery at an >>> we continue to follow the violent protest erupting around the world. some of the most violent demonstrations against a film that insults the muhammad. police fought the crowds with batons and tear gas for an hour before retreating. >>> there were calmer protests across the middle east today and one outside the u.s. embassy in london. our team coverage begins with nbc's jim aceda reporting from cairo. >> reporter: after calls for a peaceful protest today by egyptian president muhammad morsi, there have been no reports of violence here in cairo, or out of libya. but there have been more protests, some of them violent throughout the muslim world. the ongoing street battles between protesters and police in tunis. we understand there's the grounds there. in yemen, protes
Sep 4, 2012 10:00pm PDT
. >> doreen landry worked in banking business for years, knows how to spot patterns of fraud. she clicked on the computer to check his debit card activity. that's when alarm bells were going off. >> what did you see when you logged on his account? >> three $100 withdrawals cash from atm machine with a $2 fee from a gas station on 7 mile road in detroit. >> what did that add up to you? >> a few things. number one, what was matt doing at 7 mile in detroit. >> 7 mile, the northeast side is an especially rough piece of detroit turf. drug dealing gangs run the streets there, a bleak landscape of burned out houses and abandoned cars. >> why would matt take out all his money out of his account. >> matt was careful with his money. it didn't make sense. >> why would matt use an atm machine with a fee. >> you don't see matt withdrawing that himself. >> no. i was hoping it was him. somehow that didn't fit the picture at all. >> sunday came to an end and few people in matt's circle could sleep that night. the next day, one of the same nearby suburbs, a teenager cashing a paycheck would be pulled into
Sep 17, 2012 5:00pm EDT
they're dealing with injuries. in fact, it can turn a poor performance into a victory lap. doreen gentzler joins us with the details on if they can help some of us who are nonathletes. >> yeah, you and me both, wendy. we all saw a few weeks ago, it happened with nats third baseman zimmerman. he had an inflamed shoulder and he went from star player to spending a lot of time on the bench. he got a dose of cortisone, and he was swinging it out of the park again. some people called it the best cortisone shot ever. but what exactly is this mystery medicine cortisone. tonight we take a closer look. >> at first it was just hip pain. i thought, it's going to go away. >> reporter: but for 64-year-old richard jones, the pain only got worse. it started to affect the way he walked and hindered his ability to gsit down and get up. >> it's a sharp pain. it gets your attention real quick. it does that. and you want to do whatever you can to make it go away. as quickly as possible. >> reporter: so like thousands of other americans who suffer from conditions like arthritis and joint inflammation,
Sep 17, 2012 6:00pm EDT
where the new arrival could mean big business in our area. richard? >> reporter: doreen, the birth of a panda is very rare. now, everyone wants to get a good look at it, but so far not even zoo keepers or veterinarians have had a chance to check it out. they want to wait and give the mother panda time to bond with the new cub. but the two are being watched through a live feed. the first video of a panda and her new cub is appropriately in black and white. but the zoo's newest resident appears camera-shy. >> you can't really see it. >> reporter: meiiang last gave birth in 2005. she had several pseudopregnancies since. they performed artificial insemination twice. the procedure took. now the maternal instincts have kicked in. >> she's obviously tired and wants to fall asleep. she will put her head down and as soon as that cub squawks, she wakes right up and cuddles him even closer. >> reporter: no one has seen the cub up close yet. but the camera has provided a few glimpses of the pink and hairless new addition. >> probably foun ounces at this point. wiggling a lot. very active, very vo
Sep 19, 2012 11:00pm EDT
that kemp was not at home. >> hmm. yeah, doreen asked if we could get fined for saying -- i don't know he really cares if he gets fined or not. he was absolutely right. os and mariner's tied at one in the sixth inning. rough couple of days for red skins receiver josh morgan. he's been sports talk radio show father for his costly penalty. today, he told us some of the low lives in the social media circles have sent us hundreds of tweets threatening his life and his family. >> what do you hear in the criticism of the play? >> of course, i heard everything and especially, you know, when they've got you on the twitter and they start sending the death threats and wishing bad to your family and your first born and things like that. you said all you had, you know, you don't have no choice but to say it all. you never let it get to you. especially me being from d.c. >> did it make you want to get off twitter? >> not at all. it kept me, like i said, motivated. it kept me focus. >> reporter: did you respond? >> not at all. you're supposed to respond by your re actions and that's what i'm going t
Sep 28, 2012 6:00pm EDT
jim vance. >> and i'm doreen gentzler. a man linked to several sexual assaults more than a year ago seems to be back at it. news4's pat collins is live at police headquarters, where officials are trying to get the word out. pat? >> reporter: it's been more than two years. he's still at large. it appears this most wanted sex offender is back at work in the germantown and gaithersburg areas. we first encountered him in june of 2010. father hurley boulevard, germantown. he breaks into the apartment of a 68-year-old woman, sexually assaults her and then he escapes. about two months later, right across the street at the churchill senior living center, he strikes again. this time the victim, an 86-year-old woman. so brazen is this man, that in january of 2011, he went back to the first victim's apartment, broke in for a second time, and sexually assaulted that 68-year-old woman a second time. we spoke to her. >> i am determined to do everything i can to see to it this arrogant little twerp doesn't get away with it. >> reporter: now we learn of more crimes that police believe may be linked
Sep 15, 2012 9:00pm PDT
-- i don't know if doreen and kim have got a copy, but i have a copy of this letter and i would like to hear from patrick kim and whether these concerns have been met. i believe patrick kim is here is that correct? >> yes, he is. >> good afternoon, madame president and members of the commission. i will address that, willie. my name is patrick kim. we have nearly 200 members. we do the security at the cruise terminal. so first off i would like to thank the maritime staff with meeting with locals over the summer to review the design and operations, plans for the new james r herman terminal. during the meetings, with the locals, the staff -- our locals had concerns with the way the old terminal was run, pier 27 and we repeatedly told that to the staff. one of the concerns was in the use non-union security officers. and so they would direct passengers vehicles and actually longshoremen. so it was a big concern for us. the staff gave us verbal assurances this wouldn't happen when the new james r. herman terminal opened. nothing against peter, but we wanted something in writing. so i'm gla
Sep 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
of flooding is not over in d.c.'s bloomingdale neighborhood. >> i'm doreen gentzler. >> and i'm jim rosenfield. jim vance is on assignment at the democratic national convention. >>> the remnants of hurricane isaac could cause hask for tomorrow's commute. >> doug kammerer tells us what to expect. >> you add in everybody going to work and school and you are dealing with a mess on the roadways because of the weather too. the dew point of 74, humidity way up there right now. we have a heat index of 82 at this hour. it shows you the moisture in the atmosphere. all we need is a spark. the remnants of isaac are off to our west. and more rain up in the baltimore area where they have seen a lot of rain during the day today. this is the rain to the south that will make its way up here throughout the rest of the night. is it not moving through the area very fast. some areas could see 1 to 2 inches of rain overnight and into tomorrow morning. you will most likely need the umbrella as you step out. it may not be raining when you step out the front door but when you come home. the temperatures be
Sep 9, 2012 5:30am EDT
all you need. >> reporter: doreen gentzler, news 4. >> let's go workout. from zip lining to jumping like a kangaroo, we have seen a lot of ways that people stay fit across our area. today we are looking back at some of our favorite. and not so favorite classes and asking what's your workout? ♪ >> anti-gravity yoga is pilates and yoga. >> it is outside, adventurous. >> it is an intense total body workout. cardio, call stenices. >> v set ups, lungs, reverse lungs. >> welcome to the capitol. please make your last round the arena. >> people look at the boots and think i'm going to need to learn a new activity. i'm going tole fall. they look scary. they really make a cushion when you come down and they are very stable. >> little pulse, pulse. good. >> definitely fitness class. it's not a dance class. it is so much harder than i thought it was going to be. >> at first i think everybody has that little i can't believe i'm going to hang upside down and this thing is going to hold me feeling but when you realize it is about physics, you are secure and you can enjoy inversion. >> definite l
Sep 19, 2012 6:00pm EDT
d.c. that's where pat collins is right now. pat? >> reporter: doreen, an incredible crime. to defeat the burglary system here, this would-be thief actually yanked the electric meter from the house. police trying to extract fingerprints from an electrical meter. hoping to find a suspect in a broad daylight burglary with high-risk, high-voltage consequences. it happened at a home at 35th and quebec streets northwest. first came a blackout, then came a boom, downstairs came the homeowner, off went the suspect. broad daylight? >> yeah. >> reporter: home working on your book? >> unusual in this neighborhood. but that's the times we live in. >> reporter: the victim, allen, a noted professor and author of book reviewer for npr. he was writing upstairs in his cleveland park home when all of a sudden it happened. >> the power went off. i heard this huge bang which i took to be some type of electrical explosion. i came running downstairs. the door had been i thought blown off at the time. >> reporter: he finds his electric meter on his front porch. the door to his house off the hinge. he think
Sep 21, 2012 6:00pm EDT
this weekend, however. doug kammerer has more on the conditions out there right now. >> doreen, we're talking about some major changes. how about temperatures going up by about five to ten degrees tomorrow. and then coming down some 20 degrees during the day on sunday. yeah, we've got some changes in there for sure. 77 degrees at the airport. winds out of the south right now at 12 miles per hour. as far as the rest of the region is concerned, a very nice evening. tonight's beautiful. 75 in gaithersburg, 79 in culpepper, and 78 in fredericksburg. we do have some rain back towards the west. so no rain for us this evening. but back to the west, we're watching some showers and possible thunderstorms for the day tomorrow. some of those could be strong. possibly severe. we'll talk about the storm chances, plus talk about just how cold things are going to get. the heat may be coming on in the next couple of days. >> oh, my. thank you, doug. >>> postseason baseball is returning to the district for the first time in nearly 80 years. getting tickets to one of the games could leave you with a bi
Sep 12, 2012 11:00pm EDT
says changes are on tap. >> changes on tap, doreen, over the next couple of days. but you're going to expected more of the same tonight and at least into the day tomorrow. a little bit warmer than it's been over the past couple of nights. winds right now to the southwest at 3 miles an hour. right now, 59 in frederick and martinsburg. so, yes, we are going to start off on the cool note again. but it's going to be a very, very nice start out at the bus stop or where ever you're going to be early in the morning. a great start tomorrow, but, yes, changes are in the way. you will need the umbrella in this forecast and i'll show you when. >> police want to hear from any women that have been targeting a man. he's accused of asking women for directions while also video taping them with a hidden camera in his backpack. detectives may believe there may be more victims, including some under the age of 18. >> in virginia tonight, charges against two women accused of running an illegal day care in woodbridge. they're accused of keeping seven babies strapped in their car seat. some of them left in
Sep 18, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. >> reporter: well, hi, doreen. the woman who lives in the house behind me, she was at home when the large tree came crashing down to the house. there are people working on the roof because there's some structural damage. take a look at the front of the house. the porch fell right into the front yard. >>> all of the sudden, i had a boom, boom, bang. i had just a little vibration of a shake. >> the storm hit in the middle of a rush. >> i thought it was going to be a little bit worse than what it was. they were saying tornadoes and everybody started getting a little bit scared. >> from virginia to d.c. to prince george's, how long did it take you? >> 1:15. >> numerous storms were reported. the storm also knocked out power. some intersections here along green belt road were in dark. the good news is that no one was injured when that tree toppled or the porch collapsed here tonight. reporting live, news 4. >> thanks, darcy. the water is finally receding. some places saw up to a foot of water. homes on the water face the biggest threat at high tide, which was around 9:30 tonight. right no
Sep 26, 2012 6:00pm EDT
herndon neighborhood as family and friends prepare for a vigil later tonight. >> reporter: doreen, this entire community is in shock. filled with a sense of sadness and loss. for more than 24 hours, as police kept going in and out of the house on point rider lane in herndon, neighbors wanted anxiously to hear news of how the four people in the home died. police now believe 57-year-old albert peterson shot his wife, kathy, his sons matthew, 15, and christopher, 13, before turning the gun on himself. some neighbors placed flowers near the home. >> i didn't believe it. i was like, are you kidding? and they're like, no, up there at the petersons' house. i said, it's not the petersons', right? they said, no, it's the petersons'. i'm like, really? they were the nicest people. >> reporter: the family had lived in the house for 28 years. they were the original homeowners. >> these guys are nice people. you know, they were always sitting out there, always waving to everybody, always having a good time, grilling. i didn't really talk to them much, but every time i walked up there, they were sayin
Sep 10, 2012 5:00pm EDT
? >> reporter: doreen, this one, or that one. this one, that one. sports fans in washington have some tough decisions to make. at modell's the rg-iii shirt, $32. the strasburg shirt, $19.99. just saying. jenny, how much demand is there for the rg-iii shirt? >> actually, people have started calling in before the store even opened to make sure that we have these shirts. >> and you have them. >> we have them. >> reporter: sports stars, shirt war. this one, or that one. who do you like? who do you choose? rg-iii. >> greatness. something i've never seen before out of a redskins quarterback. >> reporter: this one, or that one? this one or this one? >> rg-iii, absolutely. >> reporter: what did you think? >> totally incredible. >> got to love those redskins. had my kids singing yesterday afternoon -- >> so it's this one is this. >> that one. >> one game versus strasburg's season, rg-iii's got to get through the season, of course. >> reporter: so it's that one? >> definitely that one. >> reporter: this one? >> that one. >> reporter: not this one? >> sorry. it's griffin. >> reporter: is it goin
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Sep 7, 2012 3:00pm EDT
the fed were to see it, they would jump in immediately with qe 3, doreen you first? >> if these unemployment numbers are really bad, they will jump right in. >> mike? >> i agree with doreen. >> if that unemployment rate gets 8.5%, guaranteed. >> it didn't get there, in fact it ticked down but the number of job creation is still pretty weak. best guess inside the beltway what the fed is going to do. >> the fed is going to pull trigger on something. it gives them more ammunition to do something next week. some of the guests on the floor show already talked about some of the options. at a minimum, the fed will likely, from the economists that i am getting notes from today, extend the forward guidance saying -- committing to keeping interest rates exceptionally low from currently through the end of 2014 now extend that into 2015, maybe even into 2016, who knows. a little bit less of a chance of qe 3 here because remember they are still doing operation twist right now which is a bond buying program. they are trying to extend -- go at the yield curve to longer maturities to keep long-
Sep 12, 2012 4:00pm EDT
eating all of her meals at starbucks. >> not a liquid diet either. doreen gentzler has the story. >> reporter: every coffee shop has its regulars. but 66-year-old christine hall calls this alexandria starbucks her second home. >> my favorite is this one. >> reporter: that would be because hall eats all of her meals here. all of them. and she says it's helped her to lose nearly 85 pounds in two years. >> losing weight is hard. but i realized i could do it. i had found a system that worked. >> reporter: hall says she lost all that weight by counting calories, and starbucks puts nutrition information on the labels of their packaged foods. that made it easy for her to keep track of exactly how much she was eating. >> a lot of people look at the top shelf and they think, oh, it's muffins and fattening things. but look down on the second shelf. there are healthy choices. >> reporter: she starts with oatmeal and black coffee, 145 calories. lunch and dinner, a panini or bistro box, from 220 to 460 calories per meal. >> to get the protein, i get a ham and cheese panini. that's 340. if i g
Sep 30, 2012 6:00pm EDT
about, finding a great treasure unknown. >> doreen is the director of the baltimore museum of art. they once had that wren our on display owned by a art patron named sadie may. more than 60 years ago the painting was lifted. >> this is the library's record of the painting, the card saying it was lent here. this notation saying it was stolen from the museum in november of 1951, only five months after the lender, sadie may died. >> reporter: fast forward to 2010, a woman at the harper's ferry flea market is attracted to a nondescript box. >> she paid $7.00 for a cardboard box full of miscellaneous items. >> reporter: including a doll, a plastic cow and the long lost renoir. the purchaser took the painting to an auction house in alexandria, virginia where it's kept now. what happened between high end heist and flea market haggle, over roughly 60 years, is virtually unknown. >> how tough is it to piece together how it might have made that journey? >> i think people feel a painting by a famous artist like renoir ought to be clear. life has so many twists and opportunities. it has frien
Sep 13, 2012 6:00pm EDT
in a row now of the sparkling blue cloud-free skies have we been enjoying? >> it's been five, doreen. >> and still more to come? >> mm-hmm. and of those five days, every single one of them has come in below average for temperatures. >> we like this. >> not a bad thing. if this was the middle of july, five days below average, we can't take this anymore. but right now, very, very nice. it's going to stay this nice really over the next couple of days. tomorrow, i think the first day back above average a little bit. and i think back to the weekend, below average again. and some beautiful sunshine to boot. out there today, we've seen plenty of sunshine. really, not a cloud in the sky. 81 degrees. that is the average high temperature. but the low was 60 degrees this morning. the average low was 64. that's why the day on the whole will go down a little bit below average. but for everybody, just about perfect out there. and really, just a perfect day. every once in a while, my facebook or twitter page, they go, yeah, it's perfect now, but we would love to see some snow. that's still about tw
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